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Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) proposed rule permitting prescription drug importation

HHS: Pharmacists can administer COVID-19 vaccine

HHS: Pharmacists can administer COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this month authorized pharmacists to order and administer COVID-19 vaccination, a move welcomed by pharmacy advocates. “This is an extremely important decision by the administration,” said National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and chief executive officer Steve Anderson. “When safe and effective COVID-19 vaccinations

APhA hails HHS announcement authorizing pharmacists to administer COVID-19 vaccines

APhA hails HHS announcement authorizing pharmacists to administer COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) authorized pharmacists and pharmacist interns to order and administer COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved or licensed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to all individuals age 3 or older. Pharmacist interns must do so while acting under the supervision of qualified pharmacist.

HDA issues statement on proposed importation rule

HDA issues statement on proposed importation rule

HARLINGTON, Va. — The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) released the following statement regarding the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) proposed rule permitting prescription drug importation: “As an industry that saves healthcare between $33 and $53 billion each year by ensuring the safety, reliability and efficiency of the supply chain, HDA and its pharmaceutical